Google has made it possible for you to password protect your search history within your cloud account. Jack Wallen shows you how.
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Did you know anyone could walk up to your computer and view your Google search history? Anything you have searched for in Google is visible. Anything. Because Google keeps everything in the cloud, you don’t have to be sitting at your desk and on your web browser to view it. All someone would need is your Google account credentials.
Hopefully, that’s not an easy get, but the idea of any ne’er-do-wells gaining access to your search history could be a nightmare waiting to unfold before your waking eyes.
Fortunately, Google has made it possible to add an extra level of verification, so anyone who goes to http://activity.google.com/ with your credentials would need that added authorization to view your search history.
How do you enable this feature? Fortunately, it’s quite simple and it’s something you should do immediately. Let me show you how.
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